Episode 5.06 Ratings Posted October 21, 2011

Episode 5.06 Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory finished first in its slot and matched its previous Thursday high in the key adults 18-49 demographic. The Big Bang Theory was the highest rated and most watched show on Thursday for the fifth week running.

"The Rhinitis Revelation", with guest star Laurie Metcalf, was watched by 14.69 million people, the second largest audience the show has had on Thursdays. The show finished first in households with an 8.9/15 rating and scored a 4.9/15 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo, matching its highest Thursday rating in the demographic. Compared to last week, the show was up three tenths of a point in the 18-49 demo and added 1.1 million viewers. The Big Bang Theory finished first in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

More about the episode

'The Rhinitis Revelation' - Season 5, Episode 6
Aired October 20, 2011 at 8/7c on CBS.

Sheldon is upset when his mother comes to town and would rather see the sights than wait on him.

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